US growth key aim for Metro MetroÕs head says he expects international sales to account for more than 50% of the group total within three years. And strengthening MetroÕs presence in the US is one of Hans-Joachim KoerberÕs priorities. ÒIf you want to be an international group you have to be present in the US with more than a foot in the door.Ó Koerber said he was keen to make new acquisitions in existing business areas, but stressed there were no plans to move into new sectors. ÒWe have to ensure our distribution lines can keep up in international competition,Ó he told the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. {{NEWS }}