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Global plastic cards market is expected to grow at a steady CAGR during the forecast period. The global plastic cards market is driven by the increasing use of plastic cards in banks and SIM cards coupled with high acceptance of cashless payment options. Growing development in the gift card application is also expected to bolster the growth of market over the next few years. World’s population is growing at an alarming rate along with rising spending power and per-capita income among individuals which is positively influencing the market growth through 2025.

The global plastic cards market is segmented based on type, technology, application, company, and region. Based on technology, the market has been segmented into chip enabled cards, regular cards, smart cards. The chip enabled cards segment dominated the market until 2019 and is anticipated to maintain its dominance over the next five years as well owing to its lower your risk of fraud-related losses. Based on region, the APAC region led the overall plastic cards market and is projected to lead the market during the forecast period as well. This is primarily attributed to a surging number of financial institutions in developing nations like India, China, and others. In addition to this, increase in usage of cards for financial transactions is further expected to support demand for plastic cards in the region.

The major players operating in the plastic cards market are Gemalto N.V., CPI Card Group Inc., Giesecke & Devrient GmbH, American Banknote Corporation, IDEMIA France SAS, Perfect Plastic Printing Corporation, Goldpac Group Limited, Inteligensa Group, Marketing Card Technology, LLC, TAG Systems SA and others.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2015-2018

Base Year: 2019

Estimated Year: 2020

Forecast Period: 2021–2025

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze and estimate the market size of global plastic cards market from 2015 to 2018.
  • To estimate and forecast the market size of global plastic cards market from 2019 to 2025 and growth rate until 2025.
  • To classify and forecast global plastic cards market based on type, technology, application, company and regional distribution.
  • To identify dominant region or segment in the global plastic cards market.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for global plastic cards market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in global plastic cards market.
  • To conduct pricing analysis for global plastic cards market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in global plastic cards market.
  • To identify key sustainable strategies adopted by market players in global plastic cards market.


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TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of manufacturers across the globe. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the manufacturers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the manufacturers and presence of all major players across the globe.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of global plastic cards market using a bottom-up approach, wherein data for various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.


Key Target Audience:

  • Plastic cards manufacturers
  • Market research and consulting firms
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to plastic cards

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as manufacturers, suppliers and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, global plastic cards market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Global Plastic Cards Market, By Type:
    • Contact Cards
    • Contactless Cards
  • Global Plastic Cards Market, By Technology:
    • Chip Enabled Cards
    • Regular Cards
      • Bar Code
      • Magnetic Strip
    • Smart Cards
      • Contact
      • Contactless
      • Hybrid and Dual Interface
  • Global Plastic Cards Market, By Application:
    • Payment Cards
    • Government/Health
    • SIM Cards
    • Transportation Cards
    • Gift Cards
    • Access Cards
    • Others
  • Global Plastic Cards Market, By Region:
    • North America
      • United States
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • France
      • United Kingdom
      • Italy
      • Spain
    • Asia-Pacific
      • China
      • Japan
      • India
      • South Korea
      • Australia
    • Middle East & Africa
      • South Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Colombia

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in global plastic cards market.

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Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).

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1.    Product Overview

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Impact of COVID-19 on Global Plastic Cards Market

4.    Executive Summary

5.    Voice of Customer

6.    Global Plastic Cards Market Outlook

6.1.  Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1.     By Value & Volume

6.2.  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1.     By Type (Contact Cards, Contactless Cards)

6.2.2.     By Technology (Chip Enabled Cards, Regular Cards (Bar Code, Magnetic Strip), Smart Cards (Contact, Contactless, Hybrid and Dual Interface))

6.2.3.     By Application (Payment Cards (Credit Cards, Debit Cards, Charge Cards, Prepaid Cards), Government/Health (National Identity Cards, Driving Licenses, Public and Private Health Cards, Others), SIM Cards, Transportation Cards, Gift Cards, Access Cards, Others)

6.2.4.     By Company

6.2.5.     By Region

6.3.  Market Attractiveness Index

7.    Asia-Pacific Plastic Cards Market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

7.1.1.     By Value & Volume

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1.     By Type

7.2.2.     By Technology

7.2.3.     By Application

7.2.4.     By Country

7.3.  Asia-Pacific: Country Analysis

7.3.1.     China Plastic Cards Market Outlook

7.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.1.1.1.             By Value & Volume

7.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.1.2.1.             By Type

7.3.1.2.2.             By Application

7.3.2.     India Plastic Cards Market Outlook

7.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.2.1.1.             By Value & Volume

7.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.2.2.1.             By Type

7.3.2.2.2.             By Application

7.3.3.     Australia Plastic Cards Market Outlook

7.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.3.1.1.             By Value & Volume

7.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.3.2.1.             By Type

7.3.3.2.2.             By Application

7.3.4.     Japan Plastic Cards Market Outlook

7.3.4.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.4.1.1.             By Value & Volume

7.3.4.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.4.2.1.             By Type

7.3.4.2.2.             By Application

7.3.5.     South Korea Plastic Cards Market Outlook

7.3.5.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.5.1.1.             By Value & Volume

7.3.5.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.5.2.1.             By Type

7.3.5.2.2.             By Application

8.    Europe Plastic Cards Market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

8.1.1.     By Value & Volume

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.     By Type

8.2.2.     By Technology

8.2.3.     By Application

8.2.4.     By Country

8.3.  Europe: Country Analysis

8.3.1.     France Plastic Cards Market Outlook

8.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.1.1.1.             By Value & Volume

8.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.1.2.1.             By Type

8.3.1.2.2.             By Application

8.3.2.     Germany Plastic Cards Market Outlook

8.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.2.1.1.             By Value & Volume

8.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.2.2.1.             By Type

8.3.2.2.2.             By Application

8.3.3.     United Kingdom Plastic Cards Market Outlook

8.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.3.1.1.             By Value & Volume

8.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.3.2.1.             By Type

8.3.3.2.2.             By Application

8.3.4.     Italy Plastic Cards Market Outlook

8.3.4.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.4.1.1.             By Value & Volume

8.3.4.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.4.2.1.             By Type

8.3.4.2.2.             By Application

8.3.5.     Spain Plastic Cards Market Outlook

8.3.5.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.5.1.1.             By Value & Volume

8.3.5.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.5.2.1.             By Type

8.3.5.2.2.             By Application

9.    North America Plastic Cards Market Outlook

9.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

9.1.1.     By Value & Volume

9.2.  Market Share & Forecast

9.2.1.     By Type

9.2.2.     By Technology

9.2.3.     By Application

9.2.4.     By Country

9.3.  North America: Country Analysis

9.3.1.     United States Plastic Cards Market Outlook

9.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.1.1.1.             By Value & Volume

9.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.1.2.1.             By Type

9.3.1.2.2.             By Application

9.3.2.     Mexico Plastic Cards Market Outlook

9.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.2.1.1.             By Value & Volume

9.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.2.2.1.             By Type

9.3.2.2.2.             By Application

9.3.3.     Canada Plastic Cards Market Outlook

9.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.3.1.1.             By Value & Volume

9.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.3.2.1.             By Type

9.3.3.2.2.             By Application

10.  South America Plastic Cards Market Outlook

10.1.              Market Size & Forecast

10.1.1.  By Value & Volume

10.2.              Market Share & Forecast

10.2.1.  By Type

10.2.2.  By Technology

10.2.3.  By Application

10.2.4.  By Country

10.3.              South America: Country Analysis

10.3.1.  Brazil Plastic Cards Market Outlook

10.3.1.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.1.1.1.           By Value & Volume

10.3.1.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.1.2.1.           By Type

10.3.1.2.2.           By Application

10.3.2.  Argentina Plastic Cards Market Outlook

10.3.2.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.2.1.1.           By Value & Volume

10.3.2.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.2.2.1.           By Type

10.3.2.2.2.           By Application

10.3.3.  Colombia Plastic Cards Market Outlook

10.3.3.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.3.1.1.           By Value & Volume

10.3.3.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.3.2.1.           By Type

10.3.3.2.2.           By Application

11.  Middle East and Africa Plastic Cards Market Outlook

11.1.              Market Size & Forecast

11.1.1.  By Value & Volume

11.2.              Market Share & Forecast

11.2.1.  By Type

11.2.2.  By Technology

11.2.3.  By Application

11.2.4.  By Country

11.3.              MEA: Country Analysis

11.3.1.  South Africa Plastic Cards Market Outlook

11.3.1.1.      Market Size & Forecast

11.3.1.1.1.           By Value & Volume

11.3.1.2.      Market Share & Forecast

11.3.1.2.1.           By Type

11.3.1.2.2.           By Application

11.3.2.  Saudi Arabia Plastic Cards Market Outlook

11.3.2.1.      Market Size & Forecast

11.3.2.1.1.           By Value & Volume

11.3.2.2.      Market Share & Forecast

11.3.2.2.1.           By Type

11.3.2.2.2.           By Application

11.3.3.  UAE Plastic Cards Market Outlook

11.3.3.1.      Market Size & Forecast

11.3.3.1.1.           By Value & Volume

11.3.3.2.      Market Share & Forecast

11.3.3.2.1.           By Type

11.3.3.2.2.           By Application

12.  Market Dynamics

12.1.              Drivers

12.2.              Challenges

13.  Market Trends & Developments

14.  Competitive Landscape

14.1.              Gemalto N.V.

14.2.              CPI Card Group Inc.

14.3.              Giesecke & Devrient GmbH

14.4.              American Banknote Corporation

14.5.              IDEMIA France SAS

14.6.              Perfect Plastic Printing Corporation

14.7.              Goldpac Group Limited

14.8.              Inteligensa Group

14.9.              Marketing Card Technology, LLC

14.10.            TAG Systems SA

15.  Strategic Recommendations

16. About Us & Disclaimer

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