The capital and financial account was in a surplus of $81.0 billion in the fourth quarter, indicating net inflows of investment funds, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange said in a statement on its website.
The capital and financial account was in a surplus of $80.5 billion in the third quarter.
Foreign exchange reserves rose $131.0 billion in the fourth quarter, compared with an increase of $97.6 billion in the third quarter.
For the full year of 2013, China reported a surplus of $188.6 billion on its current account, compared with a surplus of $193.1 billion in 2012, and a surplus of $242.7 billion on its capital and financial account, compared with a deficit of $16.8 billion in 2012.
Friday's fourth-quarter figures are initial estimates, and the regulator will release revised figures later.