McDonald's to ramp up growth in China

Chain looks to have 2,000 units in China by 2013

McDonald’s Corp. outlined aggressive expansion plans for China on Wednesday, saying it expects to open between 175 and 200 units there next year.

A company representative said McDonald's is aiming to have 2,000 restaurants open in China by 2013, marking a major acceleration for the chain in that nation, where the first unit debuted in 1990 and the 1,000th opened last year.

Yum! Brands Inc. is by far the biggest U.S. quick-service player in China, with around 3,700 units of

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