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Factors Driving Trade Generally speaking, as with earlier and contemporary civilizations, the Romans gradually developed a more sophisticated economy following the creation of an agricultural surplus, population movement and urban growth, territorial expansion, technology innovation, taxation, the spread of coinage , and not insignificantly, the need to feed the great city of Rome itself and supply its huge army wherever it might be on campaign.
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