During The ancient times of Han dynasty, The empire expanded westward as far as the rim of the Tarim Basin, making possible relatively secure caravan traffic across Central Asia to Antioch, Baghdad, and Alexandria.
The paths of caravan traffic are often called the silk route because the route was used to export Chinese silk to the Roman Empire. Chinese armies also invaded and annexed parts of northern Vietnam and northern Korea toward the end of the second century B.C.
But that desertic area was active even before the Silk Road was stablished. Lets see how it might have been.
Here you will need to show your skills governing a city where very few are the resources available, large the demands, and you have no friend. Still, you have to produce a lot of silk and bronzeware to win.