The 1.7 trillion dollars annual climate-adjusted estimate is more than double the 750 billion dollars that ADB estimated in 2009.
Janet Yellen is also scheduled to deliver a speech on economic outlook on Friday.
Both countries can cooperate in developing and introduction of climate smart fishing techniques to increase the export of marine products.
The dollar has struggled since Donald Trump's election, due at least in part to concerns over his protectionist views and signs he may favour a weaker currency.
The 46 billion yuan (USD 6.7 billion) plant proposed by aluminum producer Zhongwang Holdings would create more than 30,000 jobs.
. Consumer prices increased by 1.8 percent compared with a year earlier, picking up from 1.6 percent in December, and prices paid by factories jumped by more than 20 percent
Shandong Wonfull Petrochemical Group bought about 2 million barrels of Urals crude for delivery in February and May, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
Toshiba shares slumped 2.0 percent as investors wait on its earnings at 0300 GMT.
The yuan opened at 6.8910 per dollar and was changing hands at 6.8849 at midday, 74 pips weaker than the previous late session close but 0.07 percent firmer than the midpoint.
Greenpeace estimated there was a net capacity increase of 36.5 million tonnes in 2016.
The euro was down 0.1 percent at $1.0678, edging back towards a one-week low of $1.0640 reached on Wednesday on heightened European political woes.
Traders said a stronger dollar quickly attracted companies to sell their holdings of the currency.