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McDonald’s to hire 75,000 employees in China

RBR Staff Writer Published 17 May 2013

US-based fast food outlet chain McDonald’s plans to appoint 75,000 employees as it accelerates store expansion in China.

The restaurant chain plans to increase its outlets on the mainland from the current 300 to 2,000 by the end of this year. It opened 256 outlets across China in 2012.

The new hiring will mean an 83% increase in the workforce in the company's China unit, reported Bloomberg.

Most of the new positions will be of outlet staff. Of the 75,000 new positions, about 2,000 jobs will be at McCafe outlets.

The company plans for a 45% increase in McCafe outlet count to 750 by the end of this fiscal.

McDonald's currently employs more than 90,000 people in the country.