Just something to think about for future expansions regarind commerce
\"The Romans improved existing cities, such as Lisbon (Olissipo), established Zaragoza, MÃ©rida ((colonia) Augusta Emerita), and Valencia, and provided amenities throughout the empire. The peninsula's economy expanded under Roman tutelage. Hispania, along with North Africa, served as a granary for the Roman market, and its harbors exported gold, wool, olive oil, and wine. Agricultural production increased with the introduction of irrigation projects, some of which remain in use.\"